revealed religion


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re·vealed religion

(rĭ-vēld′)
n.
A religion founded on belief in divine revelation.

revealed religion

n
1. (Theology) religion based on the revelation by God to man of ideas that he would not have arrived at by his natural reason alone
2. (Theology) religion in which the existence of God depends on revelation
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Noun1.revealed religion - a religion founded primarily on the revelations of God to humankind
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
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revealed religion

n (Rel) → Offenbarungsreligion f
References in classic literature ?
I thought it was only in revealed religion that a mistranslation improved the sense."
On the side of the moral, we have certain justification for belief in the utterances of revealed religion. For instance, 'the effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much' is altogether for good.
[1] Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800-1882), champion of the orthodoxy of revealed religion, defender of the Oxford movement, and Regius professor of Hebrew and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford.
It is my analysis of the documents found in the Coptic monasteries of Syria and Egypt, a work which will cut deep at the very foundation of revealed religion. With my enfeebled health I do not know whether I shall ever be able to complete it, now that my assistant has been taken from me.
It has always been under attack as the first revealed religion. The church preaches the truth, we are not surprised it has always been under attack, because it is a sign of contradiction.
The friends were brooding over the question of how to preserve "the principles of morality and revealed religion" in the face of the crisis of atheism in which they were embroiled.
A revealed religion utilizes these spiritual predispositions and implied religiosity of humanity as well as embodied forms, but always in a specific manner that helps make known the revealed content of faith.
And there is Voltaire, to whom the author offers lyrical hymns of praise, especially for his critique of traditional revealed religion, which was ultimately at the core of the Enlightenment's "humanism of the moderns" (103).
Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion, by Heinrich Meier, translated by Robert Berman.
draws on the Oxford University Sermons, especially the great second sermon, "The Influence of Natural and Revealed Religion Respectively." Discussing this sermon, C.
Islam, as the last revealed religion from God, does not require reform, but surely Muslims do, like peoples of all faiths of our time who are seemingly confused and are distorting the precepts of their faith and making a mockery of their religion.
Religious Muslims - like any other religious people belonging to any revealed religion - don't feel comfortable in deliberately disobeying God!